Poison Ivy Leaf Mite (Aculops rhois)

Aculops rhois, the poison ivy gall mite, is a species of Eriophyid mite found in North America. They form galls in poison ivy as well as other members of North American Toxicodendron and some species of Rhus (including fragrant sumac).

Source: https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/122851996

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